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Turkey Seizes 26,456 Smuggled Artifacts Dating Back to Ancient Civilizations

Turkish police have seized tens of thousands of artifacts dating back to Anatolian, Greek and Egyptian civilizations, in its largest operation to combat smuggling...

Turkey’s First Lady Emine: Defender of Harems, Opponent of Child Marriage

Emine Erdogan is expected to accompany her husband Recep Tayyip to Greece on Thursday for the first such official visit of the Turkish head...

Statue of Hygeia and Eros Discovered in Southern Turkey

Archaeologists have discovered a statue of the Greek goddess Hygeia and god Eros in Turkey's southern province of Adana, according to the Daily Sabbah. The...

Priceless Byzantine Mosaic Found under Mosque in Turkey

A 100-square-meter mosaic, which has been preserved in excellent condition, was discovered on the floor of the historic church of Panagia Chrysokefalou, in Ortahisar...

Greek Minority Schools in Turkey Struggle With Low Enrollment

Greek minority schools in Turkey struggle to survive as currently there are only six left; while there used to be 60 to 70 of...

Russia and Turkey to Launch First Nuclear Reactor in 2023

Russia and Turkey plan to launch the first reactor at Turkey’s Akkuyu nuclear power plant in 2023, Russian President Vladimir Putin said on Monday. Speaking...

Turkey to Hold First Deep Drilling for Oil and Gas in Med in 2018

Turkey will carry out its first hydrocarbon drilling in the Mediterranean later this year and its first deep drilling in 2018, Energy Minister Berat...

Ancient Greek Mosaics Uncovered in Southern Turkey

Mosaics dating back 1,600 years, have been uncovered in the ancient city of İdyrus in the southern province of Antalya’s Kemer district. Speaking to Anadolu...

Turkey to Declare 2018 ‘Year of Troy’

The ruins that are believed to be the site where Troy was standing, are half an hour’s drive from Çanakkale in north-west Turkey, situated...

Archaeologists Search for Traces of Ancient Temple of Athena in Turkey’s Manisa

Archaeologists have started excavation works in order to unearth the Temple of Athena in the ancient city of Aigai, in the Yuntdağı region of...